Joseph Wigley

Westmoreland County, Virginia, USA
Death 18 Oct 1862 (aged 70)
Holmes County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Holmes County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 101752325 · View Source
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Father was Job L. Wigley. Fought in War of 1812. Md Sarah Brown 28 Feb 1815, Oglethorpe Co GA. Moved to Holmes Co MS in 1831. Sarah J. Hathcock, wife of Joseph Monroe Wigley (Joseph's son) once told her grandson (Mose Wigley) that the family placed Joseph's body in a wagon and she rode a horse from the old home place to Pleasant Ridge Cemetery where he was buried. They were afraid of the Yankees and wanted to get back home as quickly as possible. They returned the same day. His grave and his deceased wife were probably marked with large stones.

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  • Created by: John Wigley
  • Added: 5 Dec 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 101752325
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Wigley (25 Feb 1792–18 Oct 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 101752325, citing Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Holmes County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by John Wigley (contributor 47954925) .